Wade Marrs, in his best Iditarod finish yet — 8th place — also sets the 2015 pace for the fastest Safety-to-Nome run, at 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Ken Anderson and Nicolas Petit round out the top 10 finishers for Iditarod 43, in 9th and 10th respectively.
A large crowd of fans lining Front Street cheered Aliy into the chute and to her 15th Iditarod finish midday Wednesday.
In 2015, Jessie Royer achieved her first crack into the top five. Posting consistently fast run times throughout the race, Royer said that she was very pleased with how her team ran this year.
Third to Nome for Iditarod 2015, Aaron Burmeister was greeted by friends, family, and the Nome St. Lawrence Island Singers and Dancers. “The dogs performed phenomenal…I’m just honored to be the guy that was on the runners this year driving them to Nome.”
In Iditarod 2015, Mitch Seavey was second to arrive under Nome’s Burled Arch.
Dallas Seavey is the champion of Iditarod 2015. He’s won the Last Great Race three out of the past four years.
A crowd of onlookers gathered to welcome cyclists Jay Petervary and Jeff Oatley to Nome, after more than two weeks on the frozen Iditarod Trail.
John Baker and Martin Buser contemplate the race from Unalakleet Monday.
Maixner is swapping out sleds and getting ready to run with his team. “If there’s a leader, they’re ready to go. They trust in the person leading the pack as well as trusting in me, I guess,” said Maixner.